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In a Room with Many Windows by Jane Hirshfield | Monday, June 29, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

June 29th, 2015

Episode 260 of 787 episodes

In a room with many windows some thoughts slide past uncatchable, ghostly. Three silent bicyclists. Slowly, a woman on crutches. It is like the night you slept out on the sandy edge of a creek bank, feeling the step of some light, clawed thing on your palm, crossing to drink. You were nothing to it.... Read more »

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